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Windows 7: Windows updates revert desktop

14 Jan 2017   #1
patriceltic

Windows7 home premium 64 bit sp1
 
 
Windows updates revert desktop

Don't know if that thread title explains it but here is what's happening. I have successfully downloaded a gazillion updates after new win7 install. I also set up my desktop with themes, downloaded AV, installed browser etc. Now, not every time but many times, after the updates, when I relog on, pc says, " preparing your desktop" and reverts to the generic win 7 look and none of my other "stuff" shows up. . It's super annoying as I have to log off and re-log on to get to my look. Anyone know what this is all about Thanks.
spec: Dell 2305 All in One Inspiron. 4 gb ram 1gb drive.


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14 Jan 2017   #2
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

Have a look in your User Accounts to see if there is another Admin User that should not be there.
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14 Jan 2017   #3
MoxieMomma

OEM Windows 7 Ult (x64) SP1
 
 

^^ Agree.... ^^

Or perhaps the user profile is corrupt and Windows is having trouble loading it?
Or software conflict with the theme and/or security applications?

Just a thought,

MM
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15 Jan 2017   #4
patriceltic

Windows7 home premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

I created a password protected admin account and I use the "standard" account for all browsing, etc. I am the only person on this pc. I will keep an eye on it as it just seems to happen after I download all of the windows security updates. Thanks to you both for your thoughts.
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15 Jan 2017   #5
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

Thanks for getting back. If you have further problems feel free to ask for help.
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